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Stafford crash: two taken to hospital after car hits lamppost

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: April 28, 2014

By Alison Thomas

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TWO people were taken to hospital following after a car left the road and collided with a lamppost near Stafford on Friday night.

The driver was trapped for an hour after the collision in Creswell Grove just off the M6 at 11pm on April 25.

An ambulance, together with a paramedic officer and a trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and lamppost.

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“A woman passenger, believed to be in her twenties, was out of the vehicle when crews arrived. She received minor injuries.

“The male driver in his twenties was trapped for an hour. He was treated for leg and arm injuries.

“The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar, spinal board and both patients were taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”

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